Porsche Design 911 Chronograph Timeless Machine Limited Edition

The Legendary Porsche 911 – on the Wrist

Porsche Design 911 Chronograph Timeless Machine Limited Edition
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Stuttgart. Porsche Design honours the next generation of the iconic Porsche 911 with a limited edition timepiece: the 911 Chronograph Timeless Machine Limited Edition. Like the renowned sports car, the chronograph evokes emotion through its purist design, functionality and high level of performance. Since 1963, the 911 – synonymous with victory, emotion, and innovation – has been the global benchmark for sports cars and an inspiration for Porsche Design, the company founded by Professor Ferdinand Alexander Porsche. With the Chronograph I, the first-ever all-black timepiece Porsche Design introduced a style-defining classic that revolutionized the industry with its 1972 debut. The monochrome design was inspired by race cars, which eliminated reflections to ensure maximum legibility at all times, thanks to their matte black surroundings. The minimalist style and understated look of the Porsche 911 perfectly reflected the design philosophy of F. A. Porsche. Now, with a special edition limited to 911 pieces, Porsche Design pays tribute to this motorsports icon, presently in its eighth generation and still thrilling car enthusiasts nearly half a century later.

Porsche Design 911 Chronograph Timeless Machine Limited Edition

The Essence of an Icon

At first glance, with an expressive design language distinguished by bold lines and reduced to the essence of necessity, the new watch instantly establishes its visual connection with the new Porsche 911. The unmistakable design of this automotive idol, perfectly evolving and adapting to every generation, is also expressed through the refined design and shape of the Porsche Design 911 Chronograph Timeless Ma-chine Limited Edition. Paying special attention to detail, the timepiece effortlessly revisits the spirit of the style-defining sports car.

Porsche Design 911 Chronograph Timeless Machine Limited Edition

To achieve the expansive, intuitively legible dial, an extremely narrow and low-profile bezel was applied. Adorned with the silhouette of the Porsche 911, it features a function sub dial displaying the words “Timeless Machine,” as well as bright red stop function and central seconds hands. Similar to the dashboard of the car, it employs white hands and indices contrasted against a black background, in addition to chronograph counters designed to resemble a speedometer.

 

The lightweight principle borrowed from Porsche’s engine construction is implemented by using a hypoallergenic titanium case, which is just as durable as it is light – standard for all Porsche Design watches. The distinctive cut-out lugs and smooth transition to the strap underscore the overall minimalist approach and visual lightness characteristic of all Porsche Design 1919 Collection wristwatches. The strap is created with the same leather and yarn used in the sports car interiors, immediately creating a tangible link to the rich Porsche heritage.

Porsche Design 911 Chronograph Timeless Machine Limited Edition

The watch utilizes an ETA Valjoux 7750 movement, the classic mechanical chronograph movement, which also powered the first Porsche Design watch – the Chronograph I back in 1972. Today the calibre, now visible through the sapphire case back, is customized with the recognizable Porsche Design Icon Rotor.

The lightweight principle borrowed from Porsche’s engine construction is implemented by using a hypoallergenic titanium case, which is just as durable as it is light – standard for all Porsche Design watches. The distinctive cut-out lugs and smooth transition to the strap underscore the overall minimalist approach and visual lightness characteristic of all Porsche Design 1919 Collection wristwatches. The strap is created with the same leather and yarn used in the sports car interiors, immediately creating a tangible link to the rich Porsche heritage.

Porsche Design 911 Chronograph Timeless Machine Limited Edition

The watch utilizes an ETA Valjoux 7750 movement, the classic mechanical chronograph movement, which also powered the first Porsche Design watch – the Chronograph I back in 1972. Today the calibre, now visible through the sapphire case back, is customized with the recognizable Porsche Design Icon Rotor.

The Porsche Design 911 Chronograph Timeless Machine Limited Edition is the newest addition to the exclusive 1919 watch collection, currently comprised of 13 models. Delivered in a special edition box with limitation badge, the watch is available as of April 2019 for 4,911 EUR (RRP) in Porsche Design Stores, Porsche Centres, speciality dealers, and online at https://www.porsche-design.com/.

Porsche Design 911 Chronograph Timeless Machine Limited Edition Technical Specifications

Case

  • Diameter: 42.00 mm
  • Height: 14.90 mm
  • Material: Titanium
  • Finishing: Glassbead-blasted
  • Crown: Screw-down
  • Glass: Sapphire crystal with hard coating, scratch-proof and with sevenfold anti-glare properties on both sides
  • Case back: Screw-down with tinted sapphire crystal
  • Water-resistant: Up to 10 bar

Dial

  • Black with white and grey accents
  • Minute, hour, mechanical function display at 9 o’clock
  • Chronograph second hand, 30-minute counter at 12 o’clock
  • 12-hour counter at 6 o’clock
  • Date window 4 o’clock

Strap

  • Genuine Porsche car leather black with tonal stitching
  • Titanium folding clasp

Movement

  • Caliber: Swiss chronograph caliber ETA Valjoux 7750
  • Rotor: Porsche Design Icon Rotor
  • Diameter: 30.00 mm
  • Height: 7.90 mm
  • Power reserve: 48 hours
  • Frequency: 28.800 per hour [4Hz]
  • Jewels: 25

Limited to 911 units.

The Porsche Design 911 Chronograph Timeless Machine is delivered in a Limited Edition Box. The model car of the new Porsche 911 (992) Carrera S in scale 1:43 is enclosed with every order. Available starting at the beginning of April 2019.

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